James B. Earley

Gold Star - 12,899 Points [Jim] (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

James B. Earley Quotes

  • ''My wife once asked, 'Who is the most powerful U S public official - the President or Chief Justice Supreme Court? ' 'Neither, ' I said, 'it's the ordinary police officer. That person can legally take your life - at will.''
    Another aspect of being Black in America.
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  • ''The most 'UNGODLY' moment in America, perhaps, 'tis Sunday mornings.''
    Christianity's ineptitude in following Christ's teachings.
  • ''Hitler would have been nonexistent, were it not for that lunatic fringe.''
    Politics, its potential.
  • ''History will accord President Obama's legacy, in not what he accomplished, but what he 'sought' to accomplish; for that is the measure of the man.''
    President Obama's legacy
  • ''Was it the President's color, or perhaps, something other; I'll just have to wonder, I guess!''
    Republican obstructionism, from day one toward President Obama.
  • '''Critical question: Wondering why all the other animals not needing toilet paper, and Man....the mysterious.....exception? '
    ~James B. Earley''
    peculiarities of the animal kingdom
  • ''As a society we suffer horrendously when not exposed to elements of critical thought. Whether or not one agrees is not the idea. It is about exposure, and from that exposure, make informed decisions.''
    Life's journey

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Best Poem of James B. Earley

A Mountain Speaks

That distant valley
Far below
Was I...as a child
........Eons ago

I've known great happiness
Shared...such strife
As that of the dinosaur
Struggling for life

From a simple existence
I've seen Man grow
In the scheme of evolution
I'll watch......him go

I question......my being
Invariably...I find
.....A mere speck of sand
On......God's beach...of time


Author's note: The poem addresses Mt. Tamalpais, geographically to the immediate north of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. (The Mountain is sometimes known as 'The Sleeping ...

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Destiny's Wisdom

....Once.......the winds
Of passion flowed
...Amongst the leaves
On vineyard's row

Touching the vines
With such desire
Fueling the flames
....Of a raging fire

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